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Fishing village, Malta

Malta bites: fine food in the Med

Destination: Malta

Famous for fascinating history, Malta is embracing the trend for locally grown organic food and fine wine

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A fun way to explore Bordeaux

Bordeaux: grand city, great wine

Destination: Bordeaux

Bordeaux's city centre, with its 18th-century architecture, has recently become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's also a great base for visiting the local vineyards

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The seafront at Cadiz is dwarfed by the city's great cathedral with its gleaming yellow dome

Cadiz: party capital

Destination: Cadiz

It's easy to be beguiled by Cadiz, a city of milky light and one that devotes itself to celebrating like nowhere else in Spain

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California road trip

California dreamin’

Destination: Los Angeles

Spotting the plastic surgery round the pool, knocking back Appletinis and exploring the vineyards - it's all part of the fun on a road trip through California

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An Okanagan vineyard in winter

Top tips for touring Canada's wine country

Destination: Osoyoos

The Okanagan valley in British Columbia is home to more than 100 wineries that pull in plenty of tourists in summer. But other seasons have advantages for wine-loving tourists too

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The lively street café scene helps give Ravenna a modern cosmopolitan feel

Ravenna: capital of mosaics

Destination: Ravenna

Often overshadowed by Italy’s better-known cities, Ravenna is one of the most amazing cultural centres you will ever visit

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View of Toulouse by night reflected in the Garonne with the Pont Neuf in the background (© MDLF/Louis Frédéric Dunal)

Toulouse vs Carcassonne

Destination: Toulouse

Both are full-blooded cities of southwest France, with accents forged by cassoulet, fighting and rugby football. Toulouse is bigger, Carcassonne more visited. So which is the short-break favourite?

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The gently rolling hills of Champagne

The stars of Champagne country

Destination: Champagne-Ardenne

Champagne is, and always will be, one of the world’s great drinks – but a visit to this pretty part of France is even more rewarding than drinking the lovely stuff

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View from Agriturismo Orgiaglia (© Adam Batterbee)

Idyllic days in Tuscany

Destination: Tuscany

If your ideal holiday is some good walks, great views and exquisite food, there's a wonderful agriturismo in Chianti that has all the right ingredients

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View of Ragusa Ibla town

Wine touring in Sicily’s deep south

Destination: Sicily

Around the towns of Ragusa and Modica, there are boutique wineries to rival Sicily’s familiar labels. Add stylish hotels and gourmet restaurants, and Italy’s new Wine Country is ripe for a road trip

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